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Even after "The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs," Mike Daisey's one-man staged attack on Apple's manufacturing practices, turned out to be troublingly fact-challenged, the monologist bafflingly continued to stand by his play for a time, chalking the liberties he took with the truth up to a kind of dramatic license. No longer.

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Writer and performer Mike Daisey isn't dropping his current act, "The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs," in light of his titular character's recent exit from the world stage, but he has been obliged to make some formatting tweaks.

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In this clip from Tuesday's episode, as Jay Leno hunts for cue cards to open "The Tonight Show" a familiar voice calls out, "Hey, Jay -- we're goin' old school tonight." Yes, it's Sarah Palin, taking the now-familiar route of attempting to drum up good PR by spoofing herself on a late-night comedy show.

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Americans of a certain age may take umbrage at David Letterman's characterizations of 71-year-old presidential candidate John McCain as a "Wal-Mart greeter," a "mall-walker" and "the guy at the supermarket who is confused by the automatic doors."

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